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The Wonderland Murders by Hollywood & Crime

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Journey back to 1981, when four people were brutally murdered in their home in the Hollywood Hills. The Wonderland Murders is the tale of a violent home invasion robbery and the revenge rampage that followed. It involves a drug-fueled gang of crimina...Show More
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10:49 | Jul 31st, 2018

There are so many podcasts about crime and tragedy - but few if any who give a voice to those who survived, who overcame adversity, and who could help others get out of the way of physical or emotional harm. Subscribe today: www.wondery.fm/isurvivor
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09:24 | Jun 26th, 2018

Inside Jaws takes you on an immersive journey through the making of 1975’s pulse-pounding hit film Jaws, the first-ever summer blockbuster. Subscribe to Inside Jaws on Apple Podcast today, go to wondery.fm/insidejaws or hear the all episodes ad-free ...Show More

51:27 | Jun 21st, 2018

Detectives Tom Lange and Robert Souza discuss the Wonderland murders and give you an inside look into the investigation as it actually happened. Support us by supporting our sponsors! Quip - Get your first refill pack free when you buy a toothbr...Show More

1:01:39 | Jun 14th, 2018

LAPD detectives arrest fugitive John Holmes in Miami and bring him back to Los Angeles, where he is charged with the four Wonderland murders. But convicting him will be difficult, since the prosecution’s key witnesses are victim Susan Launius, who ca...Show More

41:20 | Jun 7th, 2018

The Wonderland Gang celebrates their successful robbery of drug kingpin Eddie Nash. Although there’s talk of finding a new place before Nash can retaliate, Ron Launius decides to stay, certain he has the firepower to protect the house. The group spen...Show More

41:09 | May 31st, 2018

After finding John Holmes's palm print at the house on Wonderland Avenue, police need to determine if the porn actor was a witness to the murders – or a participant. But what Detectives Tom Lange and Bob Souza really want to know is if Holmes will gi...Show More

48:06 | May 24th, 2018

As John Holmes’s drug use makes him unreliable on the set, film jobs are harder to come by. Increasingly desperate, he’s begun stealing from his wife, his friends, his coworkers. But just when Holmes is about to hit rock bottom, he meets drug kingpin...Show More

40:30 | May 17th, 2018

Two vice detectives arrest John Holmes on charges of pimping and pandering. Faced with serving hard time, he becomes an informant for the LAPD. As if mirroring his fictional counterpart, Johnny Wadd, Holmes becomes a real life undercover agent, turni...Show More

45:35 | May 17th, 2018

July 1, 1981. The Fourth of July weekend is over before it begins for LAPD Detectives Tom Lange and Robert Souza. Four people have been found brutally murdered on Wonderland Avenue in the Hollywood Hills. Another has been left for dead. From the extr...Show More

06:06 | Sep 3rd

Joe Exotic is a man who loves his animals and the zoo he created for them. But Joe has a nemesis in the animal world named Carole. And as much as they both love to save animals, Joe and Carole are hell-bent on destroying each other. Listen to season...Show More

52:11 | Aug 8th

The newest season of Hollywood & Crime about the Billionaire Boys Club can be found exclusively on Luminary. Listen at luminary.link/hollywood

07:22 | Jul 10th

Skip your true crime for a day, and bask in some TRUE LOVE. Wondery’s The Moment, hosted by comedian Ingrid Haas, explores some epic real life romances to find the answers to our toughest relationship questions. From a Taylor Swift intervention, to g...Show More

14:09 | Jun 11th

From the partnership that brought you Dirty John, comes Man in the Window. Pulitzer prize winning reporter Paige St. John investigates The Golden State Killer, and traces his path of devastation through the eyes of his victims. Listen now at wondery....Show More

11:31 | May 21st

Marty Markowitz had his share of problems. His parents had recently died. He had troubles at work. A failing relationship. He needed someone to help him through this rough patch in his life. So he decided to get some professional help from a psychiat...Show More

52:25 | May 16th

Eight-year-old Tali Shapiro is abducted on her way to school. Fortunately, a Good Samaritan witnesses the event and calls the police, who arrive in time to save the young girl’s life. At the crime scene, LAPD officer Chris Camacho finds a student pho...Show More
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09:11 | Apr 23rd

Wondery’s I, Survivor is back for a brand new season, along with six new stories of resilience and survival. You’ll hear from those who fought back against all odds, including Terra Newell (Dirty John), Tommy Caldwell (Free Solo), and more. Subscrib...Show More
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12:04 | Mar 28th

The Vanished is a true crime podcast that explores the stories of those who have gone missing. Join host, Marissa Jones, as she explores each case often interviewing the loved ones who are still searching for answers. Subscribe and listen at wondery....Show More
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25:45 | Mar 7th

Case Closed is a true crime podcast about the times the bad guy didn’t get away with it. Season 1 investigates the murder of Erin Corwin, who was just 19 years old when she kissed her husband Jon goodbye at the Marine base in Twentynine Palms, Califo...Show More
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06:09 | Feb 12th

What happens when a seemingly-perfect marriage ends in a nasty divorce and someone ends up dead. Listen to Over My Dead Body today wherever you’re listening to this or visit www.wondery.fm/omdb
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08:51 | Jan 9th

The heart of a man is darkness… No person, place or culture is immune to extreme violence.  Be prepared to take a journey, a tour of the world, where the most horrible atrocities have occurred.  Murder, rape, incest, dismemberment, & cannibalism....Show More
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07:38 | Dec 11th, 2018

It remains the most valuable — and confounding — art heist in history: 13 artworks stolen from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. Twenty-eight years later, not a single piece in a haul worth half a billion dollars has surfaced. The art, and th...Show More
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10:44 | Dec 3rd, 2018

The Generation Why Podcast released its first episode in 2012 and pioneered the true crime genre in the podcasting world. Sit down with two friends, Aaron and Justin, who break down theories and give their opinions on unsolved murders, controversies,...Show More
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09:59 | Nov 27th, 2018

As editor in chief at Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, Tina Brown has had opportunity to sit down with the world’s most important people to hear their thoughts on the zeitgeist and on her new Podcast, “TBD with Tina Brown,” she invites you to hear her...Show More
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04:36 | Nov 5th, 2018

What is it like to walk in the shoes of another person? Each episode of the latest podcast from Wondery, IMAGINED LIFE takes you on an immersive journey into the life of a world-famous person. It’ll be someone you may think you know, even admire -- o...Show More
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27:48 | Oct 29th, 2018

A macabre urban legend of love, betrayal, weed, gentrification, cannibalism, and survival of the fittest. Listen to the first episode of Gimlet's newest scripted fiction podcast The Horror of Dolores Roach, starring Daphne Rubin-Vega and Bobby Cannav...Show More
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10:49 | Oct 25th, 2018

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03:58 | Oct 15th, 2018

On April 19th, 2017, news broke that football star turned accused murderer, Aaron Hernandez had killed himself in his jail cell. But what exactly had happened to Aaron Hernandez, to turn him into a killer? And did his football career play a part in i...Show More
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05:32 | Sep 24th, 2018

The City tells true stories of how power works in urban America. Season 1 begins in Chicago, 1990.  After years of disinvestment, highways are rebuilt, old buildings demolished, new skyscrapers erected. All that rubble has to go somewhere, and its d...Show More
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12:21 | Sep 4th, 2018

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09:53 | Aug 22nd, 2018

An unsolved crime has divided a community for more than a decade. Framed will go beyond the narratives and attempt to answer the question of what happened one fateful night in 2002. Introducing Framed, from the host of Generation Why.